Define townsend acts

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The Townshend Acts,

The British Government called for new taxes in 1776. SO Parliament passed the Townshend Acts.

The Townshend Acts said that the colonist had to pay taxs on all tea, paper, glass, lead, and paint imported from Britain.

SO basically the Townshend acts made people pay taxes on certain items, people hated the new taxes and they could not afford them. So The Colonist Buycotted the tea (refused to buy it)

Which lead to other events but that was mostly all about the townshend acts taxes boycott which i think it lead to the tea act all taxes where off exept for the tea.

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The townshend act is an act imposed in 1767 close to the revolutionary war which taxed on glass, lead, paper, paint and tea imported into the colonies.

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The Townsend Acts pertained to the British Colonies in 1767 (The entire east coast of North America). The biggest thing you will hear about the Townsend Acts is the Boston Tea Party, which was a boycott of the restriction put in place by the Townsend Acts.

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